The song of the day for Monday, August 16, 2021, is “It Could Happen To You.”
About This Song
“It Could Happen To You” was written in 1944 by Jimmy Van Heusen and Johnny Burke for the movie And The Angels Sing, starring Dorothy Lamour. It was first recorded by Jo Stafford. Other recordings include those by Nat King Cole, Dinah Washington, Dave Brubeck, Miles Davis, and Rosemary Clooney.
About This Version
Tony Bennett first recorded “It Could Happen To You” in 1958 for the album Long Ago And Far Away. Instead, I chose his 1964 version for When Lights Are Low, with The Ralph Sharon Trio.
“It Could Happen To You,” as well as When Lights Are Low is available on Apple Music.